Europe

04 Feb 2016
Ukraine is slashing tariffs on container cargo transportation by 60 percent in an effort to attract more volume from China to the European Union, according PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia, Ukraine, the country’s largest railroad.
21 Jan 2016
Greece has accepted a “significantly improved” offer from China’s Cosco Group for the state’s majority stake in the Piraeus Port Authority.
20 Jan 2016
Russian intermodal container operator Ruscon posted a traffic increase in the third-quarter of 2015 because of new services, more shipments of refrigerated cargo and new customers.
20 Jan 2016
Contship Italia’s container traffic declined in 2015 but it maintained its leading market position in Italy as four of its five domestic terminals posted higher volumes.
19 Jan 2016
Chinese investors aren’t scaling back on freight projects in Russia even though both countries’ economies are suffering, according to Russia’s minister of Far East development.
19 Jan 2016
European cargo terminal operators today called on their national governments to clarify regulations requiring all containers to be weighed before they are loaded onto ships.
18 Jan 2016
XPO plans to put the former Con-way Freight's outsourced linehaul work up for bid for the first time in years, part of a broader plan to seek greater savings in its logistics and transportation businesses, chairman and CEO Bradley S. Jacobs said.
14 Jan 2016
Maersk Line said it will appeal Russia’s ruling that the container line violated anti-competitive laws, saying that the publishing of general rate increases is legal and key to informing customers.
12 Jan 2016
Greece today confirmed Cosco Pacific is the only bidder for a majority stake in the Piraeus Port Authority and immediately asked the Chinese company to submit an improved offer for control of the nation’s largest port.
08 Jan 2016
EU antitrust regulators today unconditionally approved FedEx’s 4.4 billion euros ($4.75 billion) acquisition of TNT Express.
07 Jan 2016
Rotterdam’s container cranes will come to a halt this afternoon as dockworkers walk off the job for 24 hours to protest possible job losses at the port’s new highly automated terminals.